FBI Files on Cirrus and Scout

Joseph Cox filed this request with the Federal Bureau of Investigation of the United States of America.
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From: Joseph Cox

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act.

### Background ###

Cirrus and Scout were pseudonyms of a staff member of the online drug market Silk Road

### Request ###

I hereby request the following records:

- All files mentioning Silk Road and Scout
- All files mentioning Silk Road and Cirrus

I request a search of ELSUR records, and I also request all cross-referenced records relevant to my inquiry.

In order to help to determine my status to assess fees, you should know that I am a journalist writing for Motherboard, VICE's technology and science site, and that this request is being made as part of news gathering.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Joseph Cox

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

The request has been rejected by the agency.